In anticipation to the upcoming basketball season, SEC Now takes a look at a few intriguing storylines around the conference.
According to transcripts of calls read in court on Tuesday, LSU coach Will Wade and Kansas assistant Kurtis Townsend were prepared to offer improper benefits to high-profile recruits and their families.
While Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari has said players should be able to skip college for the NBA, he told ESPN those going to the G League should be guaranteed eight semesters of college if they don't make it to the NBA.
Jones is a rim protector who will develop under Shaka Smart and the Longhorns.
Mark Few is counting on Gonzaga's rough nonconference schedule to earn the Zags a No. 1 seed. What other teams are scheduling for March?
Mark Schlabach reports the latest on Kansas coaches involved with Adidas in Silvio De Sousa's recruitment.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|6||Michigan StMSU||Big Ten||30-5||6||60||7||13|
|9||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||26-11||9||12||14||28|
|11||Texas TechTTU||Big 12||27-10||11||7||10||31|
|17||Ohio StateOSU||Big Ten||25-9||17||35||16||19|
|20||Penn StatePSU||Big Ten||26-13||20||56||34||71|
- BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
- SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
- SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
- RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).